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New Release: Hold for Release Until the End of the World

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This is the last thing you’ll ever see. Welcome to Daxton. The neighbor is crazy. The roommate is running a perpetual scam. Being degraded by the boss on a daily basis is part of the job. The children are willingly abducted. The probability of getting shot while purchasing groceries is […]

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Eraserhead Press 2018 Preorders

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Eraserhead Press’ publishing schedule will see a new bizarro book available at the start of every month. But right now, a few of them are available for preorder! Any of these books would be a wise use of your Christmas money. The first is Jimbo Yojimbo, a redneck samurai epic […]

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Excerpt: The Church of Latter Day Eugenics

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by Chris Kelso and Tom Bradley (illustrated by Nick Paterson). Coming soon from Bizarro Pulp Press is THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY EUGENICS, written by Chris Kelso and Tom Bradley with illustrations by Nick Paterson. It’s weird, it’s literary, and according to John Skipp, “Kelso and Bradley make it rain, […]

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New Release: The Unyielding

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“Absurdist horror at its best. Gary Shipley had me hooked from beginning to end. Definitely give this one a read.” – Carlton Mellick III, author of Quicksand House “Horror rarely gets this close to home, spread like anomalous paste – cold, slick and tasty – over the pallid flesh of your nearest and […]

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New Release: Under the Shanghai Tunnels

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“In these stories, you’ll discover legends, monsters, secret tunnels, and magical elves–along with some interesting true history. Widener has a way of combining the gritty and the whimsical, crafting tall tales that exude streetwise wisdom and his own unique sense of humor. Imagine traditional fairy tales embellished by a wise-cracking […]

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Pre-Order: Apollo Unbound

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Courtesy of Luna Press comes a weird graphic novel by Chris Kelso and Jim Agpalza, APOLLO UNBOUND! Here is the info from Luna Press: Scottish Writer Chris Kelso and Hawaiian artist Jim Agpalza have created Luna’s first comic, the surreal, Lynchian journey, Apollo Unbound, where Hollywood icon Apollo Calloway wakes up in the […]

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New Release: TV Dinners from Hell

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Don’t touch that dial! TV Dinners from Hell, the debut fiction collection from Amber Fallon, includes 17 stories from the twisted mind that brought you The Terminal and The Warblers! Almost half of the stories have never before been published! From the introduction by celebrated author and reigning queen of […]

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New Release: Girl in the Glass Planet

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Girl in the Glass Planet is an aural cyberpunk fantasy where the Pied Piper meets Franz Kafka in a labyrinth of glass tunnels and grotesque alien insects. Follow Cyberia (the girl in the glass planet) as she joins Darko, Basho, and the Shinkai in hunting down Zatoichi (a god-like creature […]

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Clash Books releases and pre-orders!

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“Fresh, weird and funny. Bauman’s work is a genuine surprise.” –Garrett Cook, author of A God of Hungry Walls “Ghosts trying to get laid, an “erotic” burning bush, forbidden love between sea monsters and more fill this collection of Torah-influenced bizarro, horror, and pulp fiction. You gotta dig any book that […]

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New Release: Parasite Milk

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WEIRD WORLD. WEIRD PEOPLE. WEIRD FOOD. Irving Rice has just arrived on the planet Kynaria to film an episode of the popular Travel Channel television series Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: Intergalactic Edition.  Having never left his home state, let alone his home planet, Irving is hit with a severe case […]

Farewell to Lazy Fascist Press

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Lazy Fascist Press, purveyor of the very best in strange literature, has shut its doors. Everyone associated with bizarro fiction along with many others throughout the literary world owe a great deal to Lazy Fascist and its editor Cameron Pierce. Below you’ll find his parting words. I’m proud to announce […]

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Preorder Now: All Monster Action & Kill Your Neighbor

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Lots of great books are coming out this fall, and here are two you should go ahead and buy ahead of time… All Monster Action “Fuck, I wish I thought of that. . .” —Guillermo del Toro, director of PACIFIC RIM and PAN’S LABYRINTH, after being accosted in the Iliad […]

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Pre-Order Trailer for DEATH PACTS AND LEFT-HAND PATHS

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Who doesn’t love evil floating heads? Not you, is the answer to that question. Here’s an exceptionally evil specimen with news that you can pre-order John Wayne Comunale’s DEATH PACTS AND LEFT-HAND PATHS on Amazon (officially released on Oct 3rd).

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Book Trailer: ROXY

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Christopher Lesko’s latest book, ROXY, is available for purchase along with this creepy book trailer, which is just plain free. Told in the most original and bizarre way possible using Saturday Night Fever soundtrack song titles for chapter titles, Roxy is the story of Murray and his human made-to-order bride. […]

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New Release: More Bizarro Than Bizarro

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Bizarro Pulp Press presents… A showcase of the written word that represents the best of the weird and the grotesque; More Bizarro Than Bizarro is a gallery of the strange and unusual, including possibly-dead detectives, a beer-head invasion, some especially delicious cookies, the dream of Jackie Kennedy, and of course, […]

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Weird Anthology Watch

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Two anthologies have recently arrived, each featuring some familiar names from the bizarro scene. First, Lee Widener has a story called He Was So Old in the latest issue of Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine. And both Cody Goodfellow and Garrett Cook appear in A Breath from the Sky: Unusual Stories of Possession from Martian […]

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Charitable Bizarro Announcements!

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We here at Bizarro Central support being supportive, and you can too by reading/writing/buying the following. NASTY! Calling all women who are nasty! Seeking radical non-fiction essays that provide crucial commentary on what it’s like to be a woman today. Bold stories from fierce women who are not ashamed of […]

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New Releases: Now that We’re Alone & Violence Dave: Heartless

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“I’ve had a wonderful time, really the best. Do you want to come inside? It’s still early. I’d love to tell you a story. But first, let me take off my face…” Now That We’re Alone 11 short stories from Nicholas Day, celebrating the weird, wicked, and wonderful monsters hiding […]

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New Release: Slices: Tales of Bizarro and Absurdist Horror

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Are you hungry for something different? Something weird? Horrific? Funny? Uncomfortable? Surreal? Try a slice. A man opens his door to a most unusual salesman, whose wares are not quite what they seem… A writer on a retreat discovers a talking insect, and a tree bearing fruit that looks just like […]

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New Release: Home is Where the Horror Is

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The beautiful thing about life is that it isn’t perfect. Evan Lansing manages to eke out a living as a photographer, capturing the beauty of severely marred and deformed people. He’s content with his meager existence but his longtime girlfriend, Naomi, is looking for more out of life . . […]

The Bizarro Encyclopedia of Film (vol. 1) Pre-Sale Event

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For the next month, as part of John Skipp’s HOPE IN HELL campaign, he’s offering the Bizarro Encyclopedia of Film (vol. 1) as a stand-alone perk on the film’s IndieGoGo page! The book was written by Skipp and Heather Drain, with cover and interiors by Paula Rozelle Hanback. It only costs $15 […]

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New Release: Gay Zombie Sluts in Key West

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Behold the latest sexual absurdity from Mandy de Sandra… Literary novelist Colin Winnette is ready to let loose after manning the McSweeney’s booth at the Miami Bookfair. Colin drives down to America’s party and paradise spot–Key West, but something strange has washed upon the shore. Colin encounters a slew of […]

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New Release: The Big Meat

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From the godfather of bizarro fiction, Carlton Mellick III, award-winning author of Quicksand House and Cuddly Holocaust, comes a “kaiju” tribute novel that explores the surreal aftermath of a giant monster attack. The creature was finally dead. After months of fighting it, trying desperately to stop it as it rampaged across the American […]

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Get the latest Releases from Rooster Republic Press

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With so many weird stories on the market, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with all the books you should be buying. To exacerbate the problem, here’s three more from Rooster Republic Press! Sitting across from you on the bus, passing by you in aisle 7, stopping to stare you […]

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New Release: Is Winona Ryder Still with the Dude from Soul Asylum? and Other LURID Tales of TERROR and DOOM!!!

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To entertain its new neighbors, a kind puppet puts Chicken McNuggets into tiny coffins and buries them in its yard. A famous pest control man is diagnosed with the “In the Air Tonight” disease, an incurable sickness that slowly turns its sufferers into the rapist referenced in Phil Collins’ hit […]

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New Release: An Augmented Fourth

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The latest from Worde Horde has arrived, and it comes complete with its own book trailer! Codger Burton, bassist and lyricist for Frivolous Black, the heaviest heavy metal band to ever come out of the UK, awakens to find his hotel snowed in, his band mates evacuated, and monsters roaming […]